Secret Army is a television drama series made by the BBC and the Belgian national broadcaster ,The series chronicled the history of a Belgian resistance movement during the Second World War dedicated to returning Allied airmen, usually having been shot down by the Luftwaffe, to their home country. The series was made in the United Kingdom and Belgium
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Series Fun Facts
- Series creator Gerald Glaister served as an RAF pilot during the Second World War and survived over 100 sorties over enemy lines.
- The character of Kessler is loosely based on Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie.
- The character played by Christopher Neame was inspired by Group-Captain William S. Randall, who was the technical consultant on the show. Randall donated his fee to charity.